Tech

9 tech skills that will land you a salary of $125,000 or more

Stack Overflow, a popular Q&A site for developers, surveyed 65,000 users about what programming languages they use and their salaries. Based on those responses, Stack Overflow compiled a list of which programming languages are associated with the highest salaries. This survey was conducted in February, before the coronavirus outbreak was […]
9 tech skills that will land you a salary of $125,000 or more
Tech

Here are 10 companies Amazon could buy up to fortify its massive cloud business if a recession drives prices down, according to experts — including Oracle, Twilio, and Zoom

The coronavirus pandemic has led to fears of a recession, in turn causing Silicon Valley VCs pull back on making big deals, even as tech startups begin to lay off employees as revenue dries up. Still, some in tech – like Amazon Web Services, the online retailer’s massively profitable cloud […]
Here are 10 companies Amazon could buy up to fortify its massive cloud business if a recession drives prices down, according to experts — including Oracle, Twilio, and Zoom
Reviews

26 of the most influential books ever written about business

Reading is an important common denominator amongst many of the biggest names in business. It’s a fast way to acquire new information, think creatively, and diversify your perspective. Below, we’ve chosen and compiled 26 of the most influential business books of all time, from “The Lean Startup” by Eric Ries […]
26 of the most influential books ever written about business
Markets

The 15 top countries for billionaires, ranked by how many live there

A Knight Frank Wealth report has ranked the countries around the world with the most billionaires. The US, China, and Germany came top, with China fast catching up. Some much smaller countries, like Taiwan and Switzerland, also made the cut. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Even though billionaires […]
The 15 top countries for billionaires, ranked by how many live there
Strategy

15 big US companies where most of the workforce say they’re unhappy

Blind, an anonymous professional social network, surveyed employees of major US companies and asked them if they were happy or unhappy. Using the employee responses, Blind ranked the companies by how many employees said they were unhappy at work. WeWork, JPMorgan Chase, and cloud-computing company Nutanix topped the list of […]
15 big US companies where most of the workforce say they’re unhappy
Lifestyle

The most famous book set in every state

From the California coast to the forests of Maine, American authors have drawn inspiration from every corner of the United States. Based on staff recommendations and internet research, Business Insider compiled a list of the most famous books set in each state. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Do […]
The most famous book set in every state
Strategy

This map shows how many Americans identify as Iranian in every US state

Late last week, Iranian Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US airstrike ordered by President Donald Trump. Despite increasing tensions between the two nations, there are Iranian-American communities across the country, and they make up a vital part of the US. Using data from the US Census Bureau, […]
This map shows how many Americans identify as Iranian in every US state
Strategy

15 American jobs that have boomed since Trump became president

One of President Donald Trump’s most commonly discussed topics is the strength of the American economy. Some industries have particularly thrived in the age of Trump. Using data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, we found the 15 industries with the largest per cent increase in the number of people […]
15 American jobs that have boomed since Trump became president
Strategy

These were the 50 best US companies for women to work for in 2019

Career site Comparably released its list of the 50 best places for women to work. Comparably used survey results that assessed compensation, company culture, work-life balance, and more. Tech companies in California and the West took many of the top spots. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Being a […]
These were the 50 best US companies for women to work for in 2019
Strategy

The 25 best companies you’ll want to work for in 2020

Job site Glassdoor released their annual ranking of the best companies to work for, based on employee reviews. Major tech companies like Microsoft and Google, plus smaller Silicon Valley firms like HubSpot and DocuSign, rank high on the list. Grocery chain Trader Joe’s and airline Southwest also made the top […]
The 25 best companies you’ll want to work for in 2020
Strategy

The 10 US cities where doctors make the most money

Doximity, a networking app for physicians, analysed the 10 cities where physicians make the most money. Physicians in the top paying city, Milwaukee, earn almost $US400,000 a year, nearly double the average US doctor salary. The top-paying cities concentrated largely in the Midwest, West coast and the South. Visit Business […]
The 10 US cities where doctors make the most money
Strategy

The 25 major companies with the most satisfied employees of 2019

Compensation monitoring site Comparably released their ranking of the best places to work if you’re looking for positive company culture. Comparably asked employees at each company a series of 50 questions related to company culture, such as whether they were excited about going to work or whether they had good […]
The 25 major companies with the most satisfied employees of 2019
Strategy

The 7 most outrageous things people have tried to expense to their work accounts

Unauthorised purchases being expensed to companies spike around the holidays. AppZen, an AI platform for finance teams, analysed millions of anonymous expenses from its December 2018 customer data. AppZen found that incidents of unauthorised spending on gifts being submitted for reimbursement averaged around $US4,800 each. Food and alcohol were particularly […]
The 7 most outrageous things people have tried to expense to their work accounts